herbage

noun herb·age \ ˈ(h)ər-bij \

Definition of herbage

1 : herbaceous vegetation (such as grass) especially when used for grazing
2 : the succulent parts of herbaceous plants

Examples of herbage in a Sentence

  1. added some ferns and other herbage to the sidewalk planters

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First Known Use of herbage

14th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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